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Archives, oral history, and oral tradition

Willam W. Moss

Archives, oral history, and oral tradition

a RAMP study

by Willam W. Moss

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Published by General Information Programme and UNISIST, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Audio-visual archives,
  • Oral history,
  • Oral tradition

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by William W. Moss and Peter C. Mazikana.
    ContributionsMazikana, P. C., RAMP (Program)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCD973.2 .M67 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 97 p. ;
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2326738M
    LC Control Number86212267

      My book, The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition, and the Postglacial World, delves into the nature of such stories from many parts of the world and makes a strong case for acknowledging that the details they contain sometimes provide fuller records of the distant past than those readily obtainable by other methods.   This book challenges popular definitions of oral history that have displaced and confined indigenous oral accounts as merely oral tradition. It stands alongside other marginalized community voices that highlight the importance of feminist, Black, and gay oral history perspectives, and is the first text dedicated to a specific indigenous Author: Nepia Mahuika.

    The Oral History and Art in Taos, New Mexico Collection consists of interviews conducted as part of the Oral History and Art in Taos, New Mexico summer course held during July in conjunction with Oklahoma State University and the Doel Reed Center for the Arts. The Métis, like other Indigenous peoples, pass their histories, legends and family remembrances down through the Oral Tradition. Throughout the Métis Nation Homeland, the intergenerational transmission of culture occurred through the Oral Tradition, usually through Elders or the “Old People” as they are traditionally known. Probably the best known aspect of the Oral Tradition is the.

    Learn about the history of the U.S. House of Representatives through the perspectives of those who lived it. The oral history program provides a vivid picture of the inner workings of Congress during some of the most influential times in our country’s modern history. These interviews discuss the people, events, institutions, and objects of the ever-evolving House of Representatives. This Records and Archives Management Programme (RAMP) report provides information on the nature of oral tradition/history; the role of recorded oral history as documentation in the absence of written records, or as a supplement where written records exist; problems in recording and administering such materials; and basic considerations involved in their use.


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Oral histories are also used in many communities to document the experiences of survivors of tragedies. Following the Holocaust, there has emerged a rich tradition of oral history, particularly of Jewish survivors.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has an extensive archive of o oral history interviews. National Archives Oral History Project The National Archives Oral History Project collects the historical experiences, insights, and perspectives of staff and former staff.

The interviews help us understand the agency’s culture, work practices, decision-making processes, historical actions, and events, and they also help preserve the institutional memory of the National. Archives, oral history, and oral tradition. Paris: General Information Programme and UNISIST, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, © (OCoLC) Oral history monitors historical events and lifestyles in the past to preserve the material and moral characteristics of the UAE society for future generations by conducting audio and video interviews, which are subsequently classified and indexed to enrich the National Archives' holdings.

The primacy of oral tradition. For and oral tradition book prior to the invention of writing, which is a very recent phenomenon in the history of humankind, oral tradition served as the sole means of communication available for forming Archives maintaining societies and their er, numerous studies—conducted on six continents—have illustrated that oral tradition remains the dominant.

The Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso. Institute of Southern Jewish Life Oral History Program. Jewish Museum of Maryland. Jewish Women’s Archive. Kentucky Oral History Commission. Living Legacies Historical Foundation. Louisiana State University Oral History. Maine Folklife Cener.

Minnesota Historical Society Oral. Jeannie Whayne, professor of history, replies: Perhaps the most important difference between oral history and traditional history is the personal nature of the former. Oral history typically involves interviews with individuals who either tell their life stories or focus on a certain aspect of their history.

Oral Tradition As History. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Oral Tradition As History, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit. The First Peoples Studies Program (FPST) in the School of Community and Public Affairs (SCPA) and the Department of History in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Concordia University invite applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Oral Tradition and Oral History.

We are seeking candidates from wide-ranging disciplinary backgrounds, including but not limited to history. first we need to know what oral tradition is and what oral history means.

oral tradition is the basic form of historical consciousness for societies in the period of their development, prior to. is a platform for academics to share research papers. Oral histories also have been preserved through the written word and were the staple of disciplines like anthropology.

Because of non-Indian interests in Native oral history, today, there exists an impressive body of oral histories that now lie in repositories such at as the Newberry Library archives. Oral tradition, or oral lore, is a form of human communication wherein knowledge, art, ideas and cultural material is received, preserved and transmitted orally from one generation to another.

The transmission is through speech or song and may include folktales, ballads, chants, prose or this way, it is possible for a society to transmit oral history, oral literature, oral law and.

Early conference themes included oral tradition and dialect, the First World War, work, local history, street culture, oral history on radio (in partnership with the BBC) and in the classroom, the International Brigade and women's history.

The Birmingham Black Oral History Project Archive and the Leicester Oral History Archive. Lesbian, gay. This Style Guide contains our preferred styling for frequently encountered issues in our oral history transcripts and is not a comprehensive manual.

We edit lightly and base changes from received transcriptions mainly on the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition. Oral histories provide unique situations that call for flexibility, including occasional deviations from the.

modern civilizations mostly replaced oral tradition and storytelling with written forms of communication centuries ago, the 20th-century development of recording machines brought oral history back into prominence. Not only can historians collect stories from people who cannot or will not write them down, but also they can record.

oral history, compilation of historical data through interviews, usually tape-recorded and sometimes videotaped, with participants in, or observers of, significant events or times.

Primitive societies have long relied on oral tradition to preserve a record of the past in the absence of written histories. Books About Oral History and Teaching; Books for More Details and Ideas About Oral History; Audiovisual Sources Books to Get You Started in Oral History Bartis, Peter.

Folklife and Fieldwork: A Layman's Introduction to Field Techniques. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Baum, Willa K. Oral History for the Local Historical Society. Oral tradition as a historical source. BESIDES the two major sources of African history (written documents and archaeology), oral tradition takes its place as a real living museum, conserver and transmitter of the social and cultural creations of peoples purported to have no written records.

Discover the best - Oral History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Memory in Oral Traditions: The Cognitive Psychology of Epic, Ballads, and Counting-out Rhymes The James Stuart Archive Vol. 4: of Recorded Oral Evidence Relating to the History of the Zulu and Neighbouring.

SummerVol. 48, No. 2 | Historian's Notebook By Jessie Kratz The National Archives History Office's Oral History Program helps preserve the institutional memory of the National Archives by building on the agency's rich oral history tradition. The presidential libraries have long collected oral histories of individuals with insight into an administration.Footnote citation for one interview in a multi-volume oral history: John Laird, Transcript of an oral history conductedin Out in the Redwoods: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender History at UC Santa Cruz, -Regional History Project, UC Santa Cruz Library, University of California, Santa Cruz,ppThe establishment of the Oral History Association (OHA) Archives Principles and Best Practices Task Force grew out of a direct recommendation from the OHA Principles and Best Practices Task Force after revision work was completed in The objective of the task force was to create a document addressing issues of best practices regarding the.